Charles C. Pugh III was born in Marietta, OH and spent his childhood in the Parkersburg-Vienna, WV area. Pugh and his wife Sharon live in Vienna, WV. They are the parents of three children and have several grandchildren. His higher education includes Ohio Valley University, Harding University, and Harding Graduate School of Religion where he did his graduate work in Philosophy of Religion and Apologetics under Thomas B. Warren.
Charles Pugh has preached since 1967 and was involved in local ministry for thirty years (1970-2000) serving churches in Ohio, Mississippi, and West Virginia. He has done extensive radio and television preaching. He has studied and taught the fields of Philosophy of Religion and Apologetics since 1972. He served as an adjunct faculty member at Ohio Valley University and has been a WVSOP faculty member since the school began. He is currently the Director of Warren Christian Apologetics Center (www.warrenapologeticscenter.org).
Charles has also proclaimed God’s Word in written form as well. Some of his most noteworthy books are: Things Most Surely Believed-Evidence Essays (2002), Doctrine and the DO In It (2004), Life’s Greatest Acclamation-God (2006), and That Your Joy May Be Full-More Evidence Essays (2007).
Bro. Pugh recommends the West Virginia School of Preaching because of the intensive curriculum with logical, apologetical, textual, linguistical, theological, homiletical, and practical studies. The intensive curriculum combined with an experienced faculty makes the instruction given invaluable.